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Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393867398
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 4th, 2021

“One of the finest writers of the new nonfiction” (Harper’s Bazaar) explores the role of art in our tumultuous modern era.

In this remarkable, inspiring collection of essays, acclaimed writer and critic Olivia Laing makes a brilliant case for why art matters, especially in the turbulent political weather of the twenty-first century.


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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250811271
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Published: Picador - May 4th, 2021

A New York Times Bestseller
An Economist Book of the Year
Costa Book Award Winner for Biography
Galaxy National Book Award Winner (New Writer of the Year Award)


Nature's Palette: A Color Reference System from the Natural World Cover Image
By Patrick Baty, Elaine Charwat (Contribution by), Peter Davidson (Contribution by)
$39.95
ISBN: 9780691217048
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Published: Princeton University Press - May 18th, 2021

A gorgeous expanded edition of Werner's Nomenclature of Colours, a landmark reference book on color and its origins in nature


Albert and the Whale: Albrecht Dürer and How Art Imagines Our World Cover Image
By Hoare
$28.95
ISBN: 9781643137261
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Published: Pegasus Books - May 4th, 2021

An illuminating exploration of the intersection between life, art and the sea from the award-winning author of The Whale.

In 1520, Albrecht Dürer, the most celebrated artist in Northern Europe, sailed to Zeeland to see a whale. A central figure of the Renaissance, no one had painted or drawn the world like him.


Art and Myth in Ancient Greece: Second Edition (World of Art) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780500204542
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Published: Thames & Hudson - April 13th, 2021

An essential visual handbook for anyone interested in Greek myth written by T. H. Carpenter, one of the world’s leading experts on myth in ancient art.


The Art of Contemporary China (World of Art) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780500204382
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Published: Thames & Hudson - April 13th, 2021

A redefinition of contemporary Chinese art from the last forty years in the context of unprecedented cultural, political, and urban transformation, written by an authority on the subject.


Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525560180
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Published: Penguin Press - March 23rd, 2021

A dazzling biography of one of the twentieth century's most respected painters, Helen Frankenthaler, as she came of age as an artist in postwar New York


The Smithsonian National Gem Collection—Unearthed: Surprising Stories Behind the Jewels Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419745805
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Published: Abrams - March 23rd, 2021

The scandals, mysteries, and human stories behind the world’s greatest gems are brought to life by the curator of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection

Dr. Jeffrey E.


Alice Neel: People Come First Cover Image
By Kelly Baum, Randall Griffey, Meredith A. Brown (Contributions by), Julia Bryan-Wilson (Contributions by), Susanna V. Temkin (Contributions by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9781588397256
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Published: Metropolitan Museum of Art - April 20th, 2021

Positioning Alice Neel as a champion of civil rights, this book explores how her paintings convey her humanist politics and capture the humanity, strength, and vulnerability of her subjects

“For me, people come first,” Alice Neel (1900–1984) declared in 1950.


Enchantments: Joseph Cornell and American Modernism Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9780691181400
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Published: Princeton University Press - April 6th, 2021

The first major work to examine Joseph Cornell's relationship to American modernism


Michelangelo, God's Architect: The Story of His Final Years and Greatest Masterpiece Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780691212753
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Published: Princeton University Press - April 6th, 2021

The untold story of Michelangelo's final decades--and his transformation into the master architect of St. Peter's Basilica


The Madman's Library: The Strangest Books, Manuscripts and Other Literary Curiosities from History Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781797207308
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 6th, 2021

This fascinating and bizarre collection compiles the most unusual, obscure books from the far reaches of the human imagination throughout history.


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